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in california. colorado would have a significant -- pretty much every state in the country would benefit. you look at the companies based in silicon valley. they have offices, you want to expand your business, think about those young people in colorado. everything -- stated say the same thing. that money would get spent over the country very rapidly. >> thank you. governor brown. >> it is a good idea to bring back that $1 trillion sitting out there. how to do that, it remains to be seen. but then that will require some other tax. that would be my big request like everybody else. get america's finances under control and that will take both parties. it will take taxes and it will take reduction in commitments that have been made. it now can be validated. let's get this but do it in a way that exacerbates the uncertain economy. the second -- we have to happen through innovation. whether it is the space program or tax credits for renewable energy. all that is important. we have to keep that going. that will get hard because we will face is demographics. that is my 74th birthday on april 7. i am a
. that is the discipline, the imagination, and the investment. that is what makes california -- that is why people are still coming here. they're not staying in colorado, i am sorry to say. they're right here. [applause] >> just briefly, setting aside plunder for a moment. >> i am sorry about plunder. it is a big part of wealth creation. >> could you talk briefly about your turn initiative? >> it is going well. mike rossi is leading the charge. i have met with what i think will be the next president of china. we have delegations from china to come here. we're sending delegations there. this is not just business as usual. we're getting detailed committees and proposals, a couple of the key states. we want good coming this way. we want good going out way. -- goods coming this way and we want goods going out that way. >> are you doing anything like that? >> we have been working on the north-south access. we have a biannual that denver works on that brings people together for cultural, business, intellectual exchange and focuses on mexico and chile and brazil. one of the great things we're missing rig
construction in california and the obama administration's high-speed rail program. transportation secretary ray la hood testifies about the $10 billion already spent with the goal of providing 80% of americans with access to high-speed rail within 25 years. this is just over three hours. >> good morning. like to call this hearing to order. today is another one of our hearings and focused on passenger rail in the united states, and this is an oversight hearing, which we conduct at the full committee level. pleased to welcome everyone to this hearing, and this opportunity to review the progress of high-speed rail in particular today, and the title of the hearing is, an update on the high-speed rail and inner city passenger rail program, mistakes made and lessons learned is the title. the order of business is we're going to hear members' opening statements from the committee. then our first panel will actually be two members who we'll welcome and hear their commentary, both of them from kaz, -- from california, leaders in the congress, we're pleased to welcome. and then we'll have the secretary in
county joins dozens of other california cities and counties in banning plastic bags from grocery stores. in berkeley shoppers will also have to pay for recyclable bags in their stores. >> reporter: we're not going to be seeing plastic bags like this at grocery stores in alameda county soon. they can be harmful to the environment. so come january 1st, people are asked to bring their own bags or pay for one. alameda county, say goodbye to plastic bags and hello to reusable ones! starting january first, 1-time use plastic bags will no longer be allowed at checkouts. instead, customers must bring their own bag or pay a minimum of $0.10 for a recycled paper one. >> i think it's a great thing. >> chris: i. >> i don't know if i like it, but i understand it. >> reporter: they adopted the policy to reese litter and waste and conserve resources. a plastic bag is a threaten to marine life and are one of the most common items found littered throughout the streets. >> it may be inconvenient for the customer but there's a difference between inconvenience and what works for the world and the planet. >
california, mr. miller, is recognized for 60 minutes as the designee of the minority leader. mr. miller: mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. mr. speaker, i rise today with my colleagues to pay special tribute to several members of the california democratic delegation. it whose service in congress is shortly coming to an end. these six members served this house and their constituents with dedication and deserve our gratitude for the hard work they have done on behalf of california and our country. representative joe baca who was elected in 2002, served for 10 years from the 43rd congressional district. representative howard berman elected in 1982 and served 30 years from the 28th district. representative bob filner sworn in this month as mayor of san diego and served for 20 years. representative laura richardson served for five years from the 37th district. representative pete stark, outgoing dean of our delegation was elected in 1972 and served more than 40 wreers from the 13th district. representative lynn woolsey served for 20 years from the 6th congressional district.
rewrites the forecast in california. and meet the burrito boys, ben tracey introduces us to 17 -- seven teams who embody the spirit of the zone. >> they have nothing and we ask for so much, and they ask for so little. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> good evening. jim axelrod is off tonight. i'm rebecca jarvis. with just two days left, senate leaders are still struggling to put together a last minute bp deal ahead of monday's midnight deadline for the fiscal cliff. failure could kick the country back into a recession. wyatt andrews is on capitol hill. >> reporter: today the halls of the senate were almost empty, as proposals got traded in private and over the phone. senate minority leader much mcconnell tried to sound upbeat. going to get a deal today sir? >> hope. so. >> reporter: house speaker boehner came to the capitol but left without comment. issue number one in the talks is amending the bush era tax cuts, which if unchanged will expire and raise taxes on all americans. starting tuesday, the average tax hike will be three to 5% per person. >> let's ke
that in california and it has really worked in other states. >> reporter: it's called an ignition interlock device wired to a person's car and will prevent the car from starting if the driver has been drinking. in some states it's lowered the dui reoffender rate by 75%. >> with the upcoming new year's holiday it is more important than ever to be aware of the dangers associated with distracted driving. >> reporter: so law enforcement will be cracking down on drunk drivers. starting tonight through new year's day. police agencies including redwood city will have dui checkpoints. they estimate they will view about 15,000 cars. chp officers will have have maximum holiday enforcement. just over christmas alone they made 1,170 dui arrests. meanwhile today senator jerry hill introduced senate bill 55 targeting repeat offenders. it would require ignition interlock devices for drivers with more than one dui conviction. >> we have tried increasing fines. we have tried to revoke licenses to deter those chronic offenders. but we need to do more to save lives. >> reporter: a person would blow into a device bef
. including indiana senator richard lugar. and representative lynn woolsey of california. that begins at 8:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. >> strangle me. take things from me. >> give it to him. >> he's not on that face. >> i've been on that bus. >> they are just as good as gold. >> as all of us in this country were starting to see people coming out and talking about their experiences, this phenomenon, that so many of us had experienced in one way or another, and had no words for. other than adolescence, other than growing up. we finally -- people were starting to stand back and say, hold on. this isn't actually a normal part of growing up. this isn't a normal rite of passage. i think there was a moment where there was a possibility for change. and director lee hirsch and i decided to start the film out of that feeling that voices were kind of bubbling up. coming up to the surface to say this isn't something that we can accept anymore. a normal part of our culture. >> film maker cynthia loewen has followed up her award winning film by gathering essays and personal stories in "bully." hear
of self-driving cars will be allowed on california roads. >>> here in the bay area, another county is jumping on the plastic bag ban on new year's day. alameda county joins san francisco, san mateo county, san jose and 49 other california cities and counties that don't provide free single use plastic bags at grocery stores. all stores selling packaged food must also charge at least 10 cents for each paper bag. >>> a russian passenger jet breaks apart and catches fire. what authorities say contributed to the deadly crash. >> protestors in the streets to remember a woman who died after being gang-raped. what they are doing to make sure women are better protected. >> and rain has officially cleared out from the bay area. here's a live look over the bay. you can see the bay bridge in the distance. temperatures, we are left with cold temperatures overnight tonight dipping below freezing in spots. a look at that plus your seven- day forecast is all coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, crew members on board were killed. the plane broke into fter >>> a russian airliner rolled off the runway today bro
've been saying since election day on "varney & company," a carbon tax may be coming. california already has one and fueled by a new report on the melting polar ice cap, it could be just a matter much time before the left pushes a carbon tax through. would it stop rising temperatures? would it? joining the company is bjorn lump berg, and one of the foremost authorities on environmental. and did you get chucked out of denmark. >> i mean, in the sense of the new government cut off my funding. stuart: because of your position on global warming and environmentalism. >> yes we don't want to it hear good advice. stuart: what's your advice on the carbon tax, if we got one, would it help reduce co 2 emissions? >> well, any climate economist would say a low carbon tax makes sense, but the problem is, it will only cut a very tiny amount and of course, what you really have to remember, you're never going to get china or india on board. so essentially, it's going to have a very, very small effect. it's not the solution to climate change. >> would you say that the co 2 emissions are causing temperatu
club in california, just be careful about the strokes you give him. hold back just a little. [laughter] congressman is joined by so many in these halls to make it all happen. thanks to the congressional leaders who presented this award, the speaker, minority leader, and to mcconnell and reid and other members of congress here today. i hope that i can think you properly and tell you how much it means to me to accept this award. i am very humbled. fink you very much. -- thank you very much. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, please stand as the chaplain of united states senate gives the benediction. >> let us pray. eternal father, the giver of every good and perfect gift, we put our hope in you. thank you for laudable lives, and exemplary footprints arnold daniel palmer has left in the sands of time. we are grateful for this congressional gold medal ceremony in his honor. sustained and keep him and his loved ones in all of their tomorrows, making them pour in misfortune and rich in blessings. -- poor in misfortune and rich in blessings. give us wisdom, that we may know the fulfillment t
at a bank in fremont. this is at the california bank and trust in the fremont hub. the bank was boarded up and a guard watched the property overnight just to protect the money inside. firefighters say they had to break-in to the bank to find the source of the flames and battle the fire. >> smoke coming from the roof. they forced president are you into the bank and there was a fire on the second floor. it was in the wall. >> took 40 minutes to get the fire under control. who investigators were called into figure out what caused the fire. the bank will bet shut down for a few days until investigators can finish their work. >> police are searching for the gun men in two separate shootings. in the first a bullet wounded eyeing bystander. that happened just after 10:00 p.m. the female is listed in stable condition. a couple hours later at midnight a man was shot on the 1700 block of 13th street. he is in stable condition. no arrests have been made. >>> a rising crime rate just one of the problems facing the new police consultant. he is expected to take over in february. he must also tackle i
, nicole, more proof that the california is the formerly golden state. and tens of thousands leaving and is mike reagan ready to join them in the mass exodus. make it with them. just look at this. there's still room in my house for you in new jersey, okay? >> see you on the 7th. >> stocks will be higher when trading begins at 12:15 eastern time. right around noon time today we're going to get the official word from the federal reserve. is ben going to print a ton more money or not. odds are the answer is yes. he's going to keep on printing and if president obama keeps spending and he will, it looks like a nice stock market rally on our hands and by the way, the dow is already around 13250 headed north by the looks of it. in the early going the dow jones industrials have opened higher. a big name you know, costco, better than expected profit. let's kick it off. where is the stock? >> a winner is a winner, up .8% and it's a winner because how with numbers beat the street. a couple of things when you delve into the wholesale retailer and a 30% rise in quarterly profit and this did beat
to southern california. it could be a tough drive through the grapevine if you are heading to southern california. lookout for that today. but the forecast model, even by 7:00, just shows some cloud cover. nothing in the north bay. possibly a stray shower through the santa cruz mountains and then through the morning hours just some light returns. again, mainly along the coast, the peninsula and santa cruz. lunchtime all of us dry. clear skies. stray shower here and there. but by 5:00 it's all gone and less cloud cover, as well. there is still a high surf advisory in effect until 10:00 tonight. northwest swells up to 14 feet. strong rip currents, large breaking waves and current wave heights right now 10 feet in san francisco, 13 feet in bodega bay. temperatures slightly below normal. it's on the cool side even though we will see sunnier conditions this afternoon. 52 in vallejo. 51 fremont and in san jose. you will find low 50s through parts of the monterey bay with 53 in santa cruz and 50 in gilroy. so we did get up to half an in inch the santa cruz mountains and about a quarter inch i
in california, nevada, arizona all things we learned from the luxury home builder toll today. oh, that's fine. they leave out the most important fact that i hadn't heard from anybody, let alone toll brothers before. demographic play, how the company's chairman talked how demographics are going to take over. household formation is unnatural but because of the great recession. now at least it's picking up. there should are several new home buyers out there because of pent-up demand. well, from the delay of creation of new families, which is highly unusual in a country like america. what makes that so special? the fiscal cliff could be a big deal for sure. but what could trump the fiscal cliff, study this. it's the need to get out of your mother-in-law's house. get your own home. intuitive concept for those, when you think about it. we got to break here as toll brothers actually down on the news today because the market's so darn tough. i expect downgrades tomorrow from people who don't believe things can stay this strong and that could be your strong to be analysts who always downgrade ar the r
in california in may mitt romney said, quote: the president doesn't understand when you invest like that in one solar energy company, it makes it harder for solar technology generally because the scores of other entrepreneurs in the solar field suddenly lost their opportunity to get capital. who wants to put money into a solar company when the government puts half a billion into one of it choice? excellent question. and i wrote this book because we're not just spending half a billion, we're spending about $12 billion a year to make electricity more expensive rather than cheaper. that's about six billion in tax breaks and about six billion in direct expenditures. we're pursuing a vision of green jobs that makes no sense and that hurts low-income americans. we brainwash our children to think that greed is good and think uncritically about green products and green jobs. and yet we can't even define what a green job is. let's start with green jobs. the bureau of labor statistics has five definitions of the 3.1 million green jobs that it's counted. namely, energy from renewable sources, energy effic
be dry for sunday. area of low pressure, taking the showers with it heading down to southern california. forecast model, 9:00, stale possibility of some showers, even the pink, that is snow in the higher elevations. there is a chance of it above 3,000 feet. so far check out mount hamilton and no measurable precipitation. sunny conditions, partly cloudy skies and no rain expected or showers even in the afternoon hours with the latest run of the forecast model. there is still high surf advisory in effect until 10:00 tonight. temperatures on the cool side, 50s in san rafael. 51 in san jose. more low 50s around monterey bay with 50 in gilroy. here is the accu-weather seven-day forecast, showers are pretty much over with and then we'll see partly cloudy conditions, cool day and frosty start tomorrow. it's great through 2013. >> bundle up and leave the umbrella at home. >> for a few days in sports, warriors welcome the boston celtics. they beat the 76ers winning their 20th game for the first time in 22 years. >> sixers at oracle, golden state were holding their opponents down. curry and barne
, and the urban institute's senior fellow. california republican congressman jerry lewis is retiring from the house after 34 years in office. the 17 term congressman represents the 41st district in southeastern california, which includes parts of san bernardino and riverside county. this interview is 30 minutes. >> congressmen jerry lewis, you are leaving after three plus decades here. in what ways is this institution different than when you joined? >> there have been many changes. the most significant difficulty with those changes is we have tended recently to more and more polarized ourselves. there is a tendency to want to paint everything in partisan terms. 90% of the issues we deal with have nothing to do with partisan politics. we are here to attempt to respond to our constituency needs in a way that reflects their priorities. the partisanship has gotten in the way of members working with each other. >> can you trace the roots of that? >> i think i can. i arrived here in 1979. one of my classmates was newt gingrich. early on, he took on as his target, the speaker jim wright. that wa
rthern california to british columbia and northern california may see an additional 100 millimeters of rain over the next 24 hours of flooding rain so flooding is highly likely. we'll see the same pressure pattern as we head into wednesday but from wednesday night you may see a short break in the stormy weather. snow showers in eastern canada, thundershowers from the northeastern u.s. down towards the plains will be easing and the southeastern corner of texas will continue to deal with severe weather the next several hours. temperatures as follows. only 5 degrees in chicag about 16 lowerhan tuesday. all right. moving into the european continent, a loss of clouds blanketing much of the content. you can see them over the atlantic. that means frigid air is blanketing the north and snow showers for much of the british isles and severe weather still on going in the central and eastern mediterranean. reports about cargo ships capsized in the black sea because of the highways and a series of low pressure systems is moving into the region and severe weather will continue for a while. temper
california's driver's license has been found at the crash sight. this morning her brother is heading to medical mexico to identify her remains. she had just performed a concert in monterey. >> it's a big shock to the family. for those who knew my sister. she was a strong person, fight for everything in life. >> she recently divorced esteban who once played for the oakland a's. she was named mix coe's artist of the year. >>> nelson mandela are in the hospital this morning. a statement over the weekend reported that the 94-year-old hero had been admitted to a military hospital for tests and he was comfort. mandela became south africa's first black president in 1954. >>> a 14-year-old boy was stabbed near san jose's christmas in the park over the weekend. officers getting this call just before 9:00 on saturday night. the teen was taken to the hospital with nonlife threatening injuries. witnesses say three suspects in their teens or early 20s ran from the scene and police are still looking for them. >> just here for the kids and the people that want to have a good christmas. not here for
recent statistics show repeat offenders account for 27% of dui arrests and convictions in california. that was in 2009. >>> a driver will face at least two felony charges after he lead oakland police on a deadly chase. it started when officers tried to pull him over for speeding late thursday. one minute later he smashed into another car. the crash killed a woman and two more people were injured. the driver is now in custody and a second person who was in the car has not yet been found. a lot more to bring you this friday. it is down to the wire big time. the fiscal cliff is really in sight now. >> it is deja vu all over again. >> the president chastising congress to do their jobs, but will they? details on what happened next. and violence against women. the vigil tonight in san francisco for a woman who lived and died brutally half a world away. and live doppler 7hd is tracking the rain and moving into the bay area. meteorologist sandhya patel is up next to show you when the rain will hit your neighborhood and a look ahead to new year's. that's all coming up. and then late other "ni
, with james hansen and our live audience here at the commonwealth club of california in san francisco. today, dr. hansen is receiving the 2012 stephen schneider award for outstanding climate science communication bestowed by climate one. stephen schneider was a pioneering scientist at stanford who was involved in the formation of climate one that which is a sustainability initiative at the commonwealth club. so please welcome, dr. hansen to climate one. [applause] dr. hansen, welcome back. it's been two years since you were here. i'd like to begin with hurricane sandy. you are a teacher at columbia, you live in manhattan, where were you when sandy was approaching and when sandy hit new york? >> i was on our farm in kintnersville, pennsylvania, where we ended up losing power for better part of the week, and four big trees blown over, the railings blown off our deck and windows blown out of the barn. so even in pennsylvania, which is separated from the atlantic ocean by new jersey, we still -- >> thanks, new jersey. >> new jersey didn't do much to buffer it. but that's where i was. and we -- y
show repeat offenders account for 27% of dui arrests and convictions in california. that was in 2009. >>> a driver will face at least two felony charges after he lead oakland police on a deadly chase. it started when officers tried to pull him over for speeding late thursday. one minute later he smashed into another car. the crash killed a woman and two more people were injured. the driver is now in custody and a second person who was in the car has not yet been found. a lot more to bring you this friday. it is down to the wire big time. the fiscal cliff is really in sight now. >> it is deja vu all over again. >> the president chastising congress to do their jobs, but will they? details on what happened next. and violence against women. the vigil tonight in san francisco for a woman who lived and died brutally half a world away. and live doppler 7hd is tracking the rain and moving into the bay area. meteorologist sandhya patel is up next to show you when the rain will hit your neighborhood and a look ahead to new year's. that's all coming up. and then late other "nightline." >> i'm t
prescribing is common in california and can be fatal to patients. los angeles times reports that at least 30 patients in southern california died from drug over doses or related charges while their doctors were being vocked for ore precyberring. they are asking the legislate to report catholic county coroners to report those deaths. >>> the sonomaiot transportation authority says it only has $10 million in federal funds to spend and that $38 million in requests from various cities and counties have come. a decision on this request is expected tomorrow. >>> people using the pathway around lake elizabeth in freedom may run into problems because the warm springs experience. pedestrians will be able to access the pathway further south on stevenson boulevard and also at the pas eo parkway. >>> also it was a mild day around the bay area, but there are changes coming. ktvu meteorologist mark tamayo is next with a look at your forecast. well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. brew what yo
california the snowfall totals will also be dropping. this will go towards a southern california. this yellow with the heavier rainfall finally pressing against the coast. and futurecast has been slow to bring it into the bay area. let us take a look. it has been offshore. and still keeping their rainfall offshore for the latter portion of that day by midnight. finally, some heavy rotation of midnight rain fall towards livermore, the delta, san jose we will continue to see showers south of the golden gate record c clearing for the north bay with more clearing. we could see more clearing. rainfall totals will be fairly light. with nearly 1 in. near the coast. and again of the snowfall levels are dropping. but most of the precipitation will be pressing her before that happens. the north bay hills, the east bay hills and electric your extended forecast. and tomorrow, dry conditions on the sunday with the increasing clouds. . just a slight chance of storms and returning on wednesday. >> . evening. 49ers defensive lineman justin smith.who as we told you yesterday has a partially torn tricep tendo
are recent arrivals, not necessarily for a-porn, but having migrated from california to new mexico because the drop of jobs opportunity if the past decade or so. that is not unlike the white population, too. it is very hard to find needed arizonans. a lot of people there are transplants from elsewhere. that explained a lot as to why the latino voters are still the sleeping giant in arizona. we saw them surging into mexico and colorado and nevada, but in arizona this year still asleep, and some people ask why, in part, because they're not established the roots. what percentage of the population, give us a sense of the percentage of the population, the growth rate, the expansion. >> in arizona, approximately one-third of the population are hispanic background. but when we take into consideration the qualifications to be able to vote, the voting age population, only 25 percent that are eligible to vote, or in terms of being over 18. of the population, one-third are disqualified from participating in elections because of their citizenship status. that twiddles the number down dramatically. onl
of california and was awarded and the board at the event. it was named for a stamford university environmental scientists who advised several u.s. presidents. this is about an hour and 15 minutes. [applause] >> i interviewed a lot of fantastic people in this room and that does not happen very often. welcome to climate one. i'm greta dalton. in 1988, james hansen told a congressional hearing he was 99% certain that burning fossil fuels was hurting the earth's atmosphere. the next day, and new york times had nine set global warming has begun. a quarter-century later, he and other scientists are still striving to convince much of the united states. seas are rising, floods are increasing. humans are the cause. half of americans now accept that fact. 40% to not, according to gallup. we will discuss climatized communication, public policy and opinion with james hansen and our live audience here at the commonwealth club of california. today dr. hanson received a steven schneider award for outstanding communication. he was a pioneering scientist at stanford. please welcome dr. hansen. [applause] >> we
next call is charles from california, on the democratic line. you are on with damian paletta of the wall street journal. >> we will break away. live now to the capital. that is senator ben nelson from nebraska, retiring, make your marks on c-span. -- making remarks on c-span. thank you. we thought we would catch a moment of his comments, which were brief. we're standing by four senators coming back from their party caucuses. caller: the other thing is harry reid has not voted on over 40 bills the republicans have put up there, and he blames republicans. , isopod you were supposed to bring bills up there and talk about them and vote on then. they have not pass a budget in over four years. they are not being responsible for that. guest: that is what makes him such a powerful figure. they said we sent you the legislation that would help the deficit cannot help create more jobs, and democrats in the senate have not acted. democrats say those are partisan bills with no bipartisan support. that is why the leader -- senate leader reid is going to be at the white house today because
. but if they get in, it's questionable how far they can get. california's superintendent expects more discussions about this. he's alerted all 1100 public school districts to reskew safety plans -- review safety plans. >> you minimize the risk as best you can. we can't live in fear and have every school be a closed fortress of some kind. it's a place of learning. >> reporter: some parents say sandy hook elementary had a locked door through the school but a gunman shot his way through it. state legislators say this is vulnerable. >> it's not gonna stop somebody if that's their intention. they obviously think about it and then go do it. >> reporter: as important as security, the superintendent says is how awareness and training have saved lives in connecticut. after the columbine killings in colorado, schools started to do drills. officials say you can't expect those to increase. hopefully, we'll get a chance to talk to parents and school officials to tell you what they make of all of this. live from san francisco, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:04. well, yesterday, president obama a
on a week lon strike at two southern california ports. 800 members at the port of los angeles and long beach have been working without a contract for two years. the clerks don't handle cargo but dock workers are refusing to cross picket lines forcing a shutdown of those terminals. the strike is costing the u.s. up to $1 billion a day and it could delay shipments of holiday gift merchandise. >>> president obama will host a group of governors today to talk about the upcoming "fiscal cliff." this is after they rejected a count proposal from congressional republicans. that plan promises to trim $2.2 trillion over 10 years and includes $900 billion in entitlement cuts, two-thirds of that from healthcare. it also offers $800 billion in new tax revenues but only if the money comes from tax reform and not from raising rates on the wealthy. and that's where the stalemate is stuck. >>> rates have to rise and republicans need to acknowledge that. that's the only way to get from here to there. >> the white house says the plans fails the balance test. tax hikes and spending cuts will automatically kick i
sparked by the gang rape of a young woman. >> warner: john merrow has the story of a group of california charter schools that aim to be the model-ts of education. >> america has lots of terrific schools. people open great schools every year, but they typically open just one. nobody has figured out how to mass produce high quality, cost effective schools. >> brown: we remember general norman schwarzkopf-- the man who commanded american-led forces in the persian gulf war known as "desert storm." >> warner: plus, mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. tha
the four corners region from arizona, new mexico, colorado and california meet down to the chijuajua area of new mexico. there was one excavation along the way i remember out in the desert nears winslow, arizona. the desert out there is just a still life with a few landmarks on the horizon and this empty hole, the little colorado river desert, the painted desert, and we were working on a 500-room pueblo dating back to about 1400 ad. i just remember the wind just hailing down on us for days and you would be working down with trowels inside of a trench and if you stop for too long, the sand would start to fill up your hole again because it was blowing so much and everybody was turned away from the wind. so it looked like some kind of religious thing was going on here, all these people bowed to the ground for days and days tinkering with some unimaginable smallness in front of them while the wind just pushed harder and harder, sand blasting across you, filling up all the rooms that you just emptied out as if the desert is rolling back over itself. because even where trails are left, trails d
, california is the next caller. >> it is an honor to talk to you. i met you and some years back at the conference in monterey, california and i remember the educational challenges not only to reach the masses but also to educator the children of the superrich and that the blacks on route nadir at observation the only the superrich can save us. i would like to get an update on your take of the educational challenge we face by your analysis which i think is absolutely superb. you are really a beacon of light in the darkness for us all. >> host: >> guest: education is our biggest challenge, drive economic growth and we have an educational system that works on a model developed at the university of bologna in the year 800 where a guy stands in front of a rule of 800 and talk with them. and into every classroom using video and the internet. we need to recognize and education assistance designed for an agrarian era and give kids the summer of doesn't make sense and an educational system designed for people having one career in their lives beginning when they turn 21 and extending 20 y
of arkansas and oklahoma. california is already getting wet. carter evans has the forecast. >> reporter: it's been bad enough. cars buried if they could move at all in the midwest. in california's sierra nevada, up to five feet of snow could fall. that's great news for skiers. >> we love the snow. c reporter: not for holiday fliers. >> the only option we have is to drive. >> reporter: the most violent y beher may be yet to come. and the timing couldn't be worse. >> it's going to be happening on christmas day and while people are with their families, it looks like we're going to see a widespread severe weather ons reak across portions of the southeast and we could see multiple tornadoes. >> reporter: which concerns this meteorologist is the developing weather pattern is much like the one that caused deadly tornadoes in alabama during the spring of 2011. this new storm could also bring snow as far south as dallas. >> this is going to be a real white christmas, not just an inch of snow. a lot of places are going to see several inches of snow if not over a foot of snow. >> reporter: one thing 0
in california, nevada, arizona all things we learned from the luxury home builder toll today. that is fine. but what i hadn't heard is a demographic play, how the demographics are going to take over. household formation is unnatural and because of the great resection. well, from the delay of creation of new families, which is highly unusual, what makes that so special? the fiscal cliff could be a big deal. i'm going to put it in an amusing way, it is the need to get out of your mother in law's house. pretty intuitive concept when you think about it. we have a break here. because the market is so darn tough. and that could be your chance for the analysts. here is the bottom line. we need hope to be van switkwis. he so that it is so negative. have them leave the room. and we can return to the growth themes and they are autos and homes. by them on the way down and never on the way down as the scared sellers buy them out. you can take your time. who the heck knows when and from what level you can get back in. why don't we go to tom in new york. >> big lots and slower same store sales and make
tomorrow right near at noon and 5:30. you can watch it at 7:30 on kicu tv36. >>> california saved nearly $250 million by requiring state lawmakers to drive their own cars. legislators are reimbursed for the miles they drive on official business only. until last december, the state payed to lease cars for them. the sacramento bereports the savings came because lawmakers drove several miles than they had in the past and some did not ask to be reimbursed at all. >>> idaho senator is apologizing to his family and constituents after being stopped for driving under the influence. he was stopped in virginia, outside of washington, d.c. yesterday. he failed the field sobriety test. crapo will deal with this and he was named as bishop to the mormon church three years ago and the mormon church forbids alcohol use. >>> wayne la pierre said any new laws will not prevent gun violence in the future. he says people think it's crazy to have armed people at the schools but it will feel keep -- keep people safe. >>> rallies continue across the nation calling for stricter gun violation. this is the brookly
woolsey of california. that begins at 8:00 p.m. eastern heren on c-span. >> my inspiration was the idea that i wanted to explain how to toe tall tarynism happens. we do know the story of the cold war. we know that the documents we've seen the archives the described relationships between first roosevelt and stalin and churchill and truman. we know the main events from our point of view. we've read them and written them. what i wanted to do was show from the ground up what did it feel like to be one of the people who were subjected to this system. and how did people make choices in that system and how did they react and how did they behave? one of the things that happened is the region that we used to call eastern europe. these countries no longer have much in common with each other except for the common memory. this is about 30 minutes. >> defense reporter with plitcol here to explain to us how states are bracing for sequestration, particularly states that have strong defense industries and what they're doing to prepare for the cuts that could hurt their local economies. welcome to the p
. she speaks for an hour and 15 minutes at stanford university in california. [applause] >> thank you for your very generous introduction. there is no place i more delighted to be than here community of cutting edge scholars, shelley and all that you have put together. what i would like to do is add to an ongoing conversation here about what i would like to call the two flags of feminism. and in its 60s and 70s, two different aims. one was to hold up the flag of gender equality. is involved first of all the right to go to work. it is easy to remember -- it is easy to forget what we didn't have in 1960. women did not stay at work and women were largely absent in the professions. many women, in many states couldn't hold -- take out a loan from a bank in their own name. in my university, uc-berkeley at that point, three%, full professors, 8% associate professors, going to the male faculty club and all the photographs, very august looking men, if you blow the horn you couldn't be in the cow band for example in 1960. put your arm away. so since that time and also women earn $0.60 to every
. >> brown: now, we look to a california education experiment called the "rocketship" model that involves teachers, kids and parents and aims to expand to serve a million students someday. the "newshour's" special correspondent for education, john merrow, has our report. >> reporter: the model-t was the first. the first innovative and affordable car available to the masses. others had built good cars, but henry ford figured out how to build a lot of them. he and his moving assembly line proved that quality can be mass produced. mass production is a problem the auto industry solved over 100 years ago, but it's an issue our education system has yet to figure out. america has lots of terrific schools. people open great schools every year, but they typically open just one. nobody has figured out how to mass produce high quality, cost effective schools. john danner is the latest to give it a shot. he created an innovative charter school model with replication in mind. charter schools receive public funding but are privately managed and operate outside of the traditional public system. >> our p
, california. >> paul jobs was a salt of the earth guy who was a great mechanic, and he taught his son steve how to make great things. and he--once, they were building a fence, and he said, "you got to make the back of the fence, that nobody will see, just as good-looking as the front of the fence. even though nobody will see it, you will know, and that will show that you're dedicated to making something perfect." >> jobs always knew he was adopted, but it still had a profound effect on him. he told isaacson this story from his early childhood during one of their many taped interviews. >> now, i was--remember, right here on the lawn--telling lisa mcmoylar, who lived across the street, that i was adopted. and she said, "so does that mean your real parents didn't want you?" ooh, lightning bolts in my head. i remember running into the house. i think i was probably crying, asking my parents, and they sat me down, and they said, "no, you don't understand." they said, "we specifically picked you out." >> he said, "from then on, i realized that i was not just abandoned; i was chosen. i was special.
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